Charles Stanley Bio

(Senior pastor)

Relationship Statistics of Charles Stanley

What is Charles Stanley marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Charles Stanley have ? (name): Two ( Becky and Andy Stanley )
Is Charles Stanley having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Charles Stanley gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Charles Stanley is divorced from his wife Anna Stanley. He married Anna Stanley in 1958. The marriage came to an end after Anna originally filed for divorce on June 22, 1993, after their separation in spring of 1992.

The pair agreed that Anna would amend the lawsuit to seek a legal separation instead. Later, she again filed for divorce on March 20, 1995. Eventually, they were legally separated at the time that divorce papers were filed for the last time on February 16, 2000. A judge signed the final divorce decree on May 11, 2000.

Charles Stanley has a son Andy Stanley who is the pastor of North Point Community Church in nearby Alpharetta, Georgia. Furthermore, he also has a daughter named Becky, whom Stanley has occasionally mentioned in his sermons.

Who is Charles Stanley?

Charles Stanley is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, he is the founder and president of In Touch Ministries. Furthermore, he also served two one-year terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1984 to 1986. His thoughts on a practical, keen awareness of people’s needs are heard and followed globally.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Education

Charles Stanley was born in Dry Fork, Pittsylvania County, Virginia on September 25, 1932, just nine months before his father, Charley, died. Throughout his childhood, he grew up in rural Dry Fork on the outskirts of Danville.

Religion became an integral part of his early life. Furthermore, at the age of 12, he became a born-again Christian, and at age 14 he began his life’s work in Christian ministry. He is of American nationality. Information regarding his ethnicity is not available at present.

Talking about his education, Charles received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond. Later, he obtained his Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Furthermore, he received his Th.M. and Th.D. degrees in theology from Luther Rice Seminary in Florida.

Charles Stanley: Professional Life and Career

Initially, Charles joined the staff of First Baptist Church of Atlanta in 1969. Next, he became a senior pastor in 1971. Later, he launched a half-hour religious television program called ‘The Chapel Hour’.

Soon, the Christian Broadcasting Network began televising this show in 1978. He founded In Touch Ministries in 1982 and its radio broadcasts began to be syndicated. During the 1980s, the ministry’s broadcasts became available in nearly every major American media market. Currently, the show airs in more than 50 languages worldwide.

In the United States, the show is broadcast on approximately 500 radio stations, 300 television stations and several satellite networks including The Inspiration Network (INSP) and Trinity Broadcasting Network. Stanley’s sermons are also available on the In-Touch Web site.

Furthermore, it is also downloadable in the form of podcasts, along with another video and audio programming. In addition, he has appeared in several television shows including ‘The Breakfast Club’, ‘In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley’, ‘TBN’s Praise the Lord’, ‘19 Kids and Counting’ and other.

Apart from his work in Christian ministry, Charles Stanley is an avid photographer. His photographic work is featured in the In-Touch magazine and also in other materials printed by the ministry.

Furthermore, he is the author of several books. Some of the books are ‘How to Reach Your Full Potential for God’, ‘When Your Children Hurt’, ‘In Step with God: Understanding His Ways and Plans for Your Life’, ‘The Source of My Strength’, ‘Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit’, ‘Walking Wisely: Real Guidance for Life’s Journey’, ‘A Gift of Love: Reflections for the Tender Heart’, ‘The Love of God’ among other.

Charles Stanley: Net Worth($1.5 m), Income, Salary

He has a net worth of $1.5 million but his salary is not revealed yet.

Charles Stanley: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There was a rumor that Charles’ had an affair that broke up his marriage. Furthermore, his relationship with his son Andy is often part of controversies.

They had parted ways years back amid a divorce between Charles and his wife. Additionally, Anna’s divorce caused a sensation in Southern Baptist circles, where divorce is considered a sin by some based on a literal reading of the Bible.

Talking about other controversies, people have criticized Charles for supporting the invasion of Iraq and for theological error in regards to violence.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Currently, he has a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 77 kg.there is no detailed information regarding the body measurement of Charles Stanley. He has grey hair and blue eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Although not directly involved, Charles Stanley’s ‘In Touch Ministries’ has a huge number of followers on social sites like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. In Twitter ‘In Touch Ministries’ has more than 203k followers. Similarly, on Facebook, it has more than 1.57M followers. He has more than 138k followers on Instagram.

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References: (Patheos, Christianity today)

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